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Best Fonts For Flat UI Design

Category: Articles Written by Phuong / August 26, 2013
Best Fonts For Flat UI Design

"What is the best font to use with FLAT UI Design?" This seems to be a big question when it comes to Flat design.

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"What is the best font to use with FLAT UI Design?" This seems to be a big question when it comes to Flat design.

That FLAT UI Style focuses on colors, typography, simple shapes to feature usability and clarity works well with simple but unique fonts.
While common typefaces work well in flat ui design, opt for something more unique and attractive appears. If you do want to make your website stand out, does an outstanding typeface will help create an identity for your project.
It is very important, in Flat UI Design, to have sharp, flair and flat fonts in a manner that it is bold, simple and straight-forward. Here is the list of typefaces that are fit with Flat design most:

1. OPEN SANS:

open sans

Open Sans is a clean and modern sans-serif typeface. It is designed with open forms and friendly appearance. It is optimized for print, web and mobile interfaces.

2. RALE WAY:

rale way

Rale way is an elegant also a display sans-serif typeface which has been expanded into 9 weights family such as: thin, extralight, light, regular, bold...

3. LATO:

lato

Lato font is a sans serif typeface family. It consists five weights: 100, 300, 400, 700, 900 plus corresponding italics. Lato gives users a felling of warmth as well as stability and firmness.

4. MONTSERRAT:

Montserrat is a new libre sans text typeface for the web, inspired by the signage found in a historical neighborhood of Buenos Aires. This has two font variants:

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5. QUICKSAND:

This is a display sans serif. You can have a look at it below:

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6. SOURCE SANS PRO:

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Source Sans Pro is a sans serif font designed with a generous width. Its shorter majuscule letters, combined with minuscule letters with longer extenders create a more pleasant reading texture in longer text passages.

7. CORBERT:

corbert

This is a clear, natural typeface and legible sans serif font created by precise circles.

8. SOFIA PRO:

safia pro

This font supports a wide range of languages with more than 500 glyphs. The new version has also more OpenType features like contextual alternatives, fractions, proportional and tabular figures...

9. MUSEO SANS:

museo sans

It is a low contrast, geometric, highly legible sans serif typeface very well suited for any display and text use.

10. SINA NOVA:

sina nov

It has a slightly vertical tendency, a higher x-height which makes it more open in small text sizes.

11. LIBRE BASKERVILLE:

libre

Libre Baskerville is a web font optimized for body text (typically 16px). It is based on the American Type Founder's Baskerville but it has a taller x-height, wider counters and a little less contrast, that allow it to work well for reading on-screen.

12. QUATTROCENTO SANS:

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Quattrocento Sans is a Classic, Elegant & Sober typeface. Warm, readable and not intrusive.

13. DENSE:

dense

Dense is a versatile, elegant, geometric and compact sans-serif typeface. Three weights have been created thus far: thin, regular and bold.

14. LOVELO:

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It's a geometric sans serif typeface with two line versions, making it an eye-catching choice for any large text or headlines.

15. KLINIC SLAB:

klinic

In 4 weights (and italics), the 8 font Klinic Slab family is one of our most comprehensive releases to date. A contemporary, versatile Slab Serif, Klinic is a workhorse that marries personality and functionality.

16. BONVENO CF:

BonvenoCF

Thin, Light flat font.

17. CAVIAR DREAMS:

Caviar-Dreams

Great flat font with 4 styles Italic, Bold Italic, Regular and Bold

18. MULI:

muli

Amazing flat font from Vernon Adams with 4 styles Italic, Light Italic, Regular and Light

19. JOSEFIN SANS:

josefin sans

The idea for creating this typeface was to make it geometric, elegant and kind of vintage, especially for titling. It is inspired by Rudolf Koch's Kabel (1927), Rudolf Wolf's Memphis (1930), Paul Renner's Futura (1927).

20. JOSEFIN SLAB:

josefin slab

Josefin Slab was the first typeface–at least in my mind–I designed! But I decided to start simple with Josefin Sans. Following the 1930s trend for geometric typefaces, it just came to me that something between Kabel and Memphis with modern details will look great.

21. DE LA FUENTE:

delafuente

"De la fuente" is a brand new sans-serif font actually with a serif in the lower case, a modern headline purpose font with a touch of the hand writed fonts in the ductus, it sometis an remind you t the gothic ductus and the humanism style in the trace bot over all has a sansserif look. Inspired by the geometry of the Futura and fonts like Trebuchet, Helvetica, Univers, Gotham or Avantgarde.

22. BIG JOHN & SLIM JOE:

big slim john joe

These fantastic geometric and modern fonts were designed by Ion Lucin, from Madrid, Spain.

23. MODERNE SANS:

moderne sans

Moderne Sans is a clean sans-serif typeface free for you to download, designed by Marius Kempken. Moderne Sans is a free font inspired to 1920s typography. This Typeface based on upper case letters, but I creat lower case letters, numbers and some alternative letters too.

24. MOTORLESS:

motor less

Motorless is a three styles display typeface inspired by good ol' clunkers, wrecking yards, oil and dirt. Motorless is rickety and imperfect.

25. BEBAS NEUE:

bebasneue

Bebas Neue is a sans serif font family based on the original Bebas Neue free font by Ryoichi Tsunekawa. It has grown in popularity and become something like the “Helvetica of the free fonts”. Now the family has four new members – Thin, Light, Book, and Regular – added by Fontfabric Type Foundry.

26. ANKE SANS:

ankesans

Anke is a geometric, simple yet legible Sans Serif typeface. For my first non-experimental type, it meant the conception of the need of a earnest but always cool font for my projects, something in between Futura with a kind of orbed structure was pictured on my mind.

27. ROBOTO:

roboto

Since the Ice Cream Sandwich release, Roboto has been the standard typeface on Android. Since Froyo, Noto has been the standard typeface on Android for all languages not covered by Roboto. Noto is also the standard typeface for all languages on Chrome OS.

28. FENIX STD:

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Fénix is a serif typeface designed for display and long texts, its foundations are based in calligraphy, with strong serifs and rough strokes. Its proportions seek to gain space in height and width. Fénix is elegant at large sizes and legible at the same time, with a lot of rhythm in small sizes.

29. NEXA RUST:

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Nexa Rust from Fontfabric Type Foundry is a multifaceted font system consisting of font sub-families Sans, Slab, Script, Handmade and Extras.Each of these sub-families contains a number of font weights which have a characteristic warm, rough look and display a few degrees of saturation.

30. MARTA:

marta font

Marta. Eclectic, accidental-text font with wedge serifs. 3 inscription: normal, bold and italic vertically.

31. VARELA:

varela

Varela is a modern sans-serif font that blends styles of many great typefaces. Its uniqueness stems from vertical cuts on lowercase letters such as "a, c, e, g, s" and uppercase letters such as "C, G, J, S". We used it on our awesome project Everline

32. EXO:

exo font

Exo is a contemporary geometric sans serif typeface that tries to convey a technological/futuristic feeling while keeping an elegant design. Exo was meant to be a very versatile font, so it has 9 weights (the maximum on the web) each with a true italic version. It works great as a display face but it also works good for small to intermediate size texts.

33. YOUR FONT:

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The FLAT UI Design using trend has been more and more popular. Staying up to date to Flat design shows your profession but choosing the best suitable font to ornament it really makes your own style.

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